Kobe Bryant Death: Conor McGregor Leads UFC Tributes For Lakers Legend After Tragedy

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Conor McGregor and the entire MMA unit is deeply sad about the tragic death of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant. See how McGregor reacted to the unfortunate incident.

Written By Raj Sarkar | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Kobe Bryant’s tragic death has traumatized the entire world. 42-year-old Kobe Bryant was one of the brightest superstars of NBA. He dominated the sport of basketball for more than 20 years, before retiring in 2016. Celebrities all across the world have expressed their condolences to ‘The Black Mamba’s family and friends. UFC giant Conor McGregor is equally devastated with Kobe Bryant’s death and the former double champion has expressed his sorrow during an interview with CBS This Morning.

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Conor McGregor mourns Kobe Bryant’s death

‘The Notorious’ accepted that he does not understand much about basketball. However, Kobe Bryant was one of his favourite sports personality. According to Conor McGregor, Kobe Bryant was one of the biggest names in the world. “It’s iconic that I am here and he (Kobe Bryant) used to play in this arena. I am very happy to be here but sad at the same time. It’s just a very sad time," McGregor said. Take a look at Conor McGregor mourning Kobe Bryant’s tragic death.

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UFC: The entire MMA community is mourning

Conor McGregor is not the only one mourning Kobe Bryant's death. The entire sports world is sad and MMA fighters have expressed their condolences. Take a look at some of the posts from MMA fighters.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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(Image courtesy: Twitter of CBS This Morning and NBA.com)

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